Fairfield Middle School Drummer’s ‘Got Talent’!

Sammy Cornelius works out on his kit.

With more than 6,000 votes cast, seventh-grade drummer Sammy Cornelius from Fairfield Middle School is the 2014 winner of Comporium’s “This School’s Got Talent” contest. Sammy has won the honor of performing at this year’s S.C. Teacher of the Year Celebration on April 23 in Columbia, organized by S.C. Future Minds and the state Department of Education.

Sammy was among 11 finalists for South Carolina’s most exciting, fan-voted, state-wide student talent contest. The finalists were selected from entries across the state by celebrity judges from GRAMMY Award-winning super-group Hootie & The Blowfish: bass guitarist Dean Felber,  drummer Jim Sonefeld,  Business Manager Chris Carney and Paul Graham,  Tournament Director for the band’s annual golf tournament.

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